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Dr Ruth Gaffney-Rhys examines the call for changes to the Marriage Act

January 6, 2016

Dr Ruth Gaffney Rhys examines the 'Register Our Marriage Campaign’ established by solicitor Aina Khan, which calls for a change to the Marriage Act 1949 to ensure that all religious marriages are registered and encourages Muslims to register their marriages.

British teenagers marry ISIS members in Syria: what is the status of their marriages?

July 7, 2015

On Saturday 4th July it was revealed that two of the three teenage girls who had travelled from London to Syria earlier this year to join ISIS, were now married. The girls are now living with their husbands and as a result, hope that they will return to the UK has diminished. But if they do so, will their marriages be recognised by the law in England and Wales, asks Dr Ruth Gaffney-Rhys?

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